Hamden man hit by car crossing Dixwell Avenue

Hamden man hit by car crossing Dixwell Avenue

HAMDEN – A Hamden man suffered what police described as life-threatening injuries Thursday morning when he was hit by a car as he tried to cross Dixwell Avenue. The incident happened at about 8 a.m. Thursday, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Skiff Street. “A 30-year-old […]

Hamden Rotary Club donates funds to help seniors

Hamden Rotary Club donates funds to help seniors

The Hamden Rotary Club donated $500 to Hamden Senior Wish Society. Shown are Yetta Augur (Vice President), Andrew Clifford (President) and Paul Begemann (Hamden Rotary Club President). Established in 2003, the non-profit organization is staffed by volunteers and provides funding for needy seniors for things such as fuel and electric assistance and unexpected medical, dental […]

Police: New Haven man tried to pass fake check at Hamden bank

Police: New Haven man tried to pass fake check at Hamden bank

HAMDEN – A New Haven man is accused of trying to pass a forged check at Webster Bank last month. Police received a fraud complaint from Webster Bank at 2855 Dixwell Ave. on Dec. 18, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “[The] investigation revealed that Jose Cordero entered Webster Bank on October 9, […]

Two Formerly Incarcerated Women Who Were Inspiration For Characters In ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ To Speak At Quinnipiac University

Two Formerly Incarcerated Women Who Were Inspiration For Characters In ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ To Speak At Quinnipiac University

 Two formerly incarcerated women who were inspiration for characters in either the book or the popular Netflix television show, “Orange is the New Black,” will speak at Quinnipiac University on Friday, Jan. 26. The program is part of Quinnipiac’s Prison Project, which includes several projects, including college classes in which criminal justice students spend a semester […]

Hamden Library to offer business database demonstration

Hamden Library to offer business database demonstration

The Hamden Public Library will offer a demonstration of the AtoZ Database on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Friends Room of Miller Memorial Library, 2901 Dixwell Ave. If you are a small business owner or are interested in starting a small business or expanding your business or a job hunter, the […]

Actor And Activist Danny Glover To Serve As Black History Month Keynote Speaker At Quinnipiac University On Feb. 6

Actor And Activist Danny Glover To Serve As Black History Month Keynote Speaker At Quinnipiac University On Feb. 6

Acclaimed actor and leading social justice activist Danny Glover will be the Black History Month keynote speaker at Quinnipiac University on Feb. 6. “From Abolition to #BLM: A Conversation with Danny Glover,” will take place at 7 p.m. at Burt Kahn Court on the Mount Carmel Campus, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. The event is free and open to the […]

Man sought in Christmas Eve armed robbery

Man sought in Christmas Eve armed robbery

From the Hamden Police Department: On December 24th at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to 1414 Whitney Ave. on the report of an armed street robbery. Investigation revealed that an individual, described as a black male wearing dark clothing, approached a 63 year-old woman as she was exiting her motor vehicle. He then demanded her […]

Hamden police seeking three for Christmas Eve shoplifting

Hamden police seeking three for Christmas Eve shoplifting

HAMDEN – Police are looking for three suspects who stole bottles of alcohol from a Dixwell Avenue liquor store on Christmas Eve. On Dec. 24 at about 3 p.m., Hamden Police responded to 1890 Liquor Store, 1890 Dixwell Ave. on the report of shoplifting, according to police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. The three men stole about […]